Age of Booty

PC, PS3, XB360, IPHONE OS, ANDROID / Action / Release: Mar 9, 2009 / ESRB: E

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Age of Booty coming for iOS, Android

Age of Booty coming for iOS, Android

Sure, you can play Age of Booty on PC and console, but we all know what you really want is to find Booty on the bus or while you're in the loo. Luckily for you, Certain Affinity has announced a mobile port for iPhone, iPad, and Android sometime in the near future. It's being developed in partnership with Chaotic Moon, and packs a few tweaks.

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Gatling Gears, Star Raiders, and 2K discounts coming to XBLM

Gatling Gears, Star Raiders, and 2K discounts coming to XBLM

The next few weeks of Xbox Live Marketplace content have been detailed by Microsoft's Larry Hryb, including some anticipated XBLA games and discounts on 2K titles.

The twin-stick shooter Gatling Gears will be up tomorrow for $15 (1200 MSP), and Sega Rally Online Arcade will go up next week for a cool $10 (800 MSP). Hryb also tweeted separately that Star Raiders will be up this week as well. Read more »

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Stereoscopic 3D Gaming Hits PlayStation 3 Tomorrow

Three-dimensional gaming is hitting the PlayStation 3! PlayStation.Blog reports that a handful of games and demos that support 3D capability will arrive via the PlayStation Store tomorrow.

3D gaming is undoubtedly on the rise this year. Guerrilla Games' upcoming shooter, Killzone 3, has already been announced as 3D capable. The Fight: Lights Out, a new brawler utilizing the new PlayStation Move controller, will also support 3D functionality. Nintendo's handheld 3Ds invades the market next week as well. Read more »

"Older TVs do not have a transmitter to "Vsync" the LCD shutter glasses, regardless if they can ..."
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Japan Gets 3D PS3 Games on June 10

Andriasang reports that Japanese PS3 owners will gain access to 3D gaming on June 10, following some patching or purchasing of downloadable games.

The initial offering is WipEout HD, Super Stardust HD, and Pain. The latter will require an additional purchase to unlock 3D support for around $3. Read more »

"Could use a lil advice from someone who's paying more attention to the 3d market than I care to. ..."
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3D PlayStation 3 Games Take Framerate and Graphics Quality Hits

The fine folks at Digital Foundry have a great write-up on the technological trickery going on under the hood of the PlayStation 3 to make existing games 3D.

If the following excerpt interests you, I suggest you read the full article:

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"This is my main gripe with current 3D tech, even in cinemas the frame rate is way to low for me, ..."
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Sony Launching 3D TVs With Free 3D PS3 Games

Sony has announced that it will launch its first 'Bravia 3D' stereoscopic 3D television set in June with four free 3D downloadable PlayStation 3 games, in Europe at least.

Consumers who purchase the Sony Bravia 3D HX800 launch model or later Bravia 3D TVs will score free copies Wipeout HD, Motorstorm Pacific Rift, PAIN and Super Stardust HD for download from the PlayStation Network, with full free stereoscopic 3D trimmings. Read more »

"My wife can't wear contacts and 3D glasses on regular glasses = complete fail. We saw Avatar in ..."
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Wipeout HD Ad Pulled After Load Time Snafu

Following the revelation that "high-resolution dynamic video ads" had been implemented into the loading screens of Wipeout HD and could nearly double load times when they appeared, publisher Sony has pulled the most prevalent advertisement.

"The ad has been removed," Sony told Eurogamer, "and we are investigating the situation to ensure that any in-game advertising does not affect gameplay." Read more »

"I suggest anyone who purchased Wipeout to write Sony an email about this. It's not just the load ..."
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Wipeout HD In-game Ads Nearly Double Load Times (Updated)

Update: Sony has now pulled the most common video ad, a commercial for State Farm, and vowed to "ensure that any in-game advertising does not affect gameplay."

Original: In-game advertisements recently added to Wipeout HD are nearly doubling the load times of some races, Shacknews can confirm.

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"I don't know about some of the dumb comments here but, I will return/refund any game I find with ..."
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PlayStation Store Update: Wipeout HD, Killzone 2 DLC

This week's PlayStation Store update features two anticipated DLC packs for Wipeout HD and Killzone 2.

The Wipeout HD "Fury" DLC adds new ships, maps and game modes to the futuristic racer, as well as an additional single-player campaign. Killzone 2's "Napalm & Cordite" pack adds two multiplayer maps and two weapons to the shooter's roster. Read more »

"If you are reading this and own a PS3 and do NOT already have Wipeout HD and the new Fury ..."
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Wipeout HD Expansion 'Fury' Priced, Dated

Sony has announced the first expansion for Wipeout HD will cost $10 when it is released next Thursday, July 23.

Wipeout HD Fury is set to include "three new race types--Eliminator, Zone Battle and Detonator--12 new tracks, 13 new ships, 6 new music tracks, a redesigned menu system, a new campaign to complete as well a host of new trophies to win."

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"someone loan me their ps3 for a few years so i can play wipeout.. pls? :("
- techx4    See all 19 comments


Wipeout HD Fury Expansion Pack Announced

Sony has today announced its PlayStation 3 racer Wipeout HD is to be expanded with Fury, a downloadable expansion pack adding new vehicles, tracks and game modes.

Wipeout HD Fury will be released on the PlayStation Store this summer--no price yet announced--bringing bringing 8 new tracks, 13 ship models and 3 new game modes.

We humbly offer these screenshots and concept art to provide a stopgap fix of ocular pleasure, and information on the new game modes to feed your brain. Read more »

"Too slow.. I want a future racing game that's retarded too fast..."
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Shack PSA: Age of Booty $5 on Impulse

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Certain Affinity's swashbuckling downloadable Age of Booty has been reduced in price to a mere $5 on Stardock's Impulse service this weekend.

Self-described as a "casual real-time multiplayer strategy game," Age of Booty was first released on Xbox Live, to largely favorable reviews. The title challenges a maximum of eight players to sail across a hex-based oceanic battleground, capturing towns with their upgradeable ship avatars. Read more »

"From what little I got to play - way too simplistic. No thanks."
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Wipeout HD Update Coming Tomorrow

Sony today announced that the free 1.30 update to the PSN downloadable racer Wipeout HD will launch tomorrow.

Additions include online rankings, badges, game invites, a spectator mode, and several different racing options.

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"Still no replay mode? Not that I am at all disappointed, why sit back and drool over replays ..."
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Age of Booty Begins on PC Today

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Capcom today announced that Certain Affinity's well-received PSN/XBLA title Age of Booty officially hits the PC today in digital form.

The game is now available on the official Capcom store for $10, and is also set to be released shortly on Steam and Direct2Drive. A demo is scheduled to arrive sometime next week. Read more »

"I thought this could have been so much better as a turn based game. Pirates! and Civilization ..."
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PlayStation Store Update: Age of Booty and a Late Halloween

It's that time again. The PlayStation Store has received its weekly Thursday update, bringing with it a slew of downloadable content in the form of games, expansions, demos and digital trinkets all available for electronic purchase.

This week brings the PlayStation 3 release of Certain Affinity's Age of Booty (PS3, 360, PC) and costumes for so many games you'd think Sony was making up for a dud Halloween. LittleBigPlanet, Hot Shots Golf, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, and Need for Speed: Undercover all receive ways to dress up, whether players control Jedi, Sackpeople, golfers, or cars. Read more »

"Dude. Age of Booty is awesome. I've been dying for this to come out on PS3."
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